Abu Simbel's breathtaking temples December 24th 2010 The whole reason for travelling so far South in Egypt was to visit Abu Simbel. Next door to our hotel was the travel agency Swan Tours so we decided to put our trust in them. We knew that tourists had to travel in an armed convoy and that it left at something ridiculous like 3am. Therefore we were mightily relieved when they told us ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Upper Egypt » Abu Simbel The regularity and richness of the annual Nile River flood, coupled with semi-isolation provided by deserts to the east and west, allowed for the development of one of the world's great civilizations. A unified kingdom arose circa 3200 B.C. and a ser... ... read more
Russ and Trish are still in Spain 7 years on and loving it!
Take a look at www.anythingbutpaella.com to see more about what we have been doing there.
Wow, it's this long since we left the UK to change our lives!
For those who want to see all about what we did before May 2006, follow these links:
Sept 2005 - April 2006 Peru, Bolivia and Argentina
June - Sept 2004 Bolivia
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